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Barbarian Brew Fest
March 19th & 20th

Come out for Final Weekend of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival! Show off your facial follicles in the Best Beard Competition or test your aim in the Florida State Archery Championship. Be sure to taste some of the best craft beers during our Craft Beer and Food Tastings!

Best Beard Competition
Time TBA
Patrons proud of their finely trimmed and manicured beards can enter the new Beard Competition for the chance to win amazing prizes! Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
• Longest Beard
• Grizzliest (Fullest) Beard
• Most Unique Beard
• Best Mustache
• Best Trimmed Beard

Barbarian Market Vendors
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ALL NEW! Craft Beer and Food Tasting
More information coming soon
Florida State Archery Championship

Check out the talented archers put their arrows to the test in this competition held in Piper's Valley!

Shooters in Saturday's Target Competition will compete in the following divisions:
Munchkin Female (6 - 9 years of age)
Munchkin Male (6 -9 years of age)
Youth Female (10 - 13 years)
Youth Male (10 - 13 years)
Teen Female (14 - 17 years)
Teen Male (14 - 17 years)
Adult Female (18+ years)
Adult Male (18+ years)

Shooters in Sunday's Open Competition will compete in the following divisions:
Draw weight of <21lbs
Draw weight of 22 - 29lbs
Draw weight of 30 - 38lbs
Draw weight of >38lbs

Saturday - Target Competition           Sunday - Open Competition
10:00 - 11:30amOn-site Signup & Practice
11:35 - 1:00pmQualificiations (All divisions)
1:10pmAnnouncement of championship shooters (all divisions)
1:30 - 2:00pmMunchkin Competition
2:10 - 2:40pmYouth Competition
2:40 - 3:10pmTeen Competition
3:10 - 3:40pmAdult Competition
4:00pmAll Winners Showdown
10:00 - 11:30amOn-site Signup & Practice
11:30am - 12:30pmMunchkin Competition (all categories)
12:30 - 1:30pmYouth Competition (all categories)
2:00 - 3:30pmTeen & Adult Competition (all categories)
4:00pmAll Winners Showdown (all categories)

Rules & Regulations
Saturday Registration Form
Sunday Registration Form

The Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI
is open Weekends • February 6 - March 20
PLUS Festival Friday, March 11!
10am - 6pm • Rain or Shine!

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Outside Food & Beverage Policy:
The Bay Area Renaissance Festival does NOT allow outside food or beverages through our gates unless the food is a medical necessity such as infant formula/baby food. (The Festival will allow one unopened bottle of water per person to be brought through the front gate.) All flasks must be empty before entering the Festival gates! You may bring a cooler to leave in your car if you wish. If you choose to do so it must remain in your car. Patrons are welcome to leave through our gates, receive a hand stamp, return to their car and reenter through our gates later during the same day. Please note: all bags are inspected at the front gate! (This is for our employee's and patron's safety!) If you have any questions, please call 813-983-0111.

Film/Photo Rights:
All film rights are reserved. Commercial use of photos, videos or audio tapes made at the festival without written permission from the marketing department is strictly prohibited. Any cameras with lenses over 12 inches must have prior approval from the marketing department to shoot photos on the Bay Area Renaissance Festival grounds.

Weapons Policy:
The Festival bans guns on our premises. Longbows are allowed as long as they are not strung, arrows with tips are not allowed unless you are competing in the longbow competition that day. Swords, knives, dirks and daggers must be completely sheathed and peace-tied. Axes, claymores, maces, antique firearms, pikes and halberds are NOT allowed on the Festival site. No drawing of any weapon at any time. Must be 18 years or older to carry a weapon. If you have additional questions, please contact the Festival Office at 813-983-0111 for more information.

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